September 2008 Issue
Designer Spotlight: John Thorp
His well conceived, innovative aircraft designs have stood the test of time.
John W. Thorp has had a profound influence on both homebuilding and on aviation in general. If you’ve flown Piper Cherokees or know of the all-flying tail, you’re familiar with his design principles, and his T-18 is still a favorite worldwide; by Amy Laboda.
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